In the Media

September 10, 2021

“Burnout is almost a spiritual crisis or a loss of your way, and I believe most people who feel burned out are also struggling to find meaning in their work and lives.” Dr. Dan Jolivet, Workplace Possibilities consultant at The Standard, discusses common misconceptions surrounding burnout and how to support those struggling in a new Authority Magazine interview article.

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Authority Magazine
September 10, 2021

Collective Investment Trusts have been used for almost a century, but are becoming increasingly popular. In a new Advisor Magazine article, Ken Waineo, investment product and sales director at The Standard, shares 4 key benefits of utilizing CITs when building a retirement plan lineup and how advisors can communicate their value to plan sponsors.

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Advisor Magazine
September 10, 2021

The COVID-19 pandemic has changed the workplace and made employers more focused on their employees’ well-being. Post-Acute Sequelae of COVID-19 (PASC), or “Long-COVID,” is taking its toll on the American workforce. Dr. Charles Glassman, associate medical director at The Standard, and Dan Jolivet, Workplace Possibilities practice consultant share more in the latest BenefitsPRO article.

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BenefitsPro
September 10, 2021

The pandemic has taken a toll, not only workers’ mental health, but their physical health as well. In a new Risk Management Magazine article, Todd Meier, disability and productivity consultant at The Standard, shares insight on ergonomics in the remote work setting and what can arise from a limited office space.

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Risk Management Magazine
September 10, 2021

Long-haul symptoms of COVID-19 affect approximately 10% of COVID-19 survivors, making staying at or returning to work a challenge for those struggling. In a new ThinkAdvisor article, Dr. Charles Glassman, associate medical director at The Standard, and Dr. Dan Jolivet, Workplace Possibilities consultant at The Standard, provide insight on the effects of Long COVID and how employers can help.

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ThinkAdvisor
August 25, 2021

“Physicians see firsthand how often injuries and illnesses can occur, and how an unexpected disability can disrupt a person’s life and their income.” Chris Coy, IDI regional director at The Standard, recently shared his tips with Medical Economics for what physicians should look for in an individual disability insurance policy. Read more about how doctors can protect themselves with the right IDI policy.

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Medical Economics
August 24, 2021

Income protection insurance is a vital part of a client’s financial plan. Jill Frohardt, second vice president of Individual Disability Insurance Sales at The Standard, outlines common coverage options to help create customized policies for your clients in a new InsuranceNewsNet article.

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InsuranceNewsNet
July 14, 2021

Paid Family Medical Leave is a pivotal aspect of retention in the workforce, especially among women. Melissa Oliver-Janiak, second vice president Total Rewards for The Standard, highlights the importance of employers managing PFML in the workplace in a BenefitsPRO article.

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BenefitsPro
July 8, 2021

As companies are deciding how to proceed in the workplace as the pandemic begins to ease, the ergonomics of the home office setup are becoming increasingly important. In a new @hr.com article, Todd Meier, disability and productivity consultant at The Standard, provides helpful insights for employers and employees on how to improve workstation setups for those continuing to work from home.

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HR.com
July 1, 2021

For clients or plan sponsors with plan participants who would benefit from a lower-risk investment in their portfolio, stable value funds can be a great investment choice. Read more about stable value funds in the latest @advisorsmagazine article by Kent Bartell, director of investment research at The Standard.

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Advisor Magazine